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To Lola and the Titas, Who I Know Are Here, and I Thank Them

Our ancestors are here. Their light shines through us and we illuminate like the fish bones my Lola would pluck from the crown of my head. They would appear there if I accidentally swallowed one. Then, Lola would feed me … Continue reading

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Letter to Mom, Easter 2010

I didn’t get to spend Easter with my mom this year, or Mother’s Day. At the end of the week, I’m taking off on a birthday extravaganza. I will end up at my mom’s house by the end of it … Continue reading

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Woman’s Day and Sleepless Nights

One of the old photos I dreamed about last night.(Left to right: Dad, Mom and Me, Lola) While I was patiently waiting for my therapist, I was drawn to the refreshingly beautiful green shades of the April 2011 Woman’s Day … Continue reading

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